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Merkel's Auction Specialist, Inc.
 AuctionZip Auctioneer ID # 5263  

Joseph Merkel
P.O. Box 459
Chelsea, MI 48118

Phone: 734-320-9828

Joseph Merkel has been part of the auction business since 1987 when he started conducting mail, phone & fax bid auctions while attending Michigan State University. Since that time, he has helped conduct auctions throughout the U.S. and has worked with many attorneys, companies, executors, individuals, corporations & national organizations. Mr. Merkel served as a Director on the Michigan State Auctioneers Association Board from 2006-2010. He is also a Life Member of the National Auctioneers Association. His award winning marketing and mesmerizing auction chant has allowed him to work in conjunction with his peers on numerous occassions. He also works with approximately 20 Charity Groups, both nationally and locally, to raise funds for their respective organizations and causes.
If you are looking for a company and auctioneer having both experience and good moral character, Mr. Merkel is one of several excellent choices in the midwest.
You may reach him directly @ 734.320.9828 to discuss your auction or appraisal needs.
Current Auction Listings

 William Lirette Estate-John Deere Collection
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 Merkel's Auction Specialist, Inc.
  Chelsea, MI Sat Feb 13 - 11:00AM
CALLING ALL JOHN DEERE COLLECTORS- GET READY FOR THESE AUCTIONS... 1/27/2016 Update: We just found several more totes of vintage paper and books. So as of today, our intentions are to start with some of these vintage John Deere, UN-CATALOGUED paper items, prior to starting with the Catalogued lots. 1/26/2016 Update: The Catalogue is Posted as a PDF, reflecting 400 Lots as shown. THE   [ View Full Listing ]

 Palmer Estate Mini Bottle Collection & Antiques
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 Merkel's Auction Specialist, Inc.
  Chelsea, MI Sun Feb 28 - 11:00AM
SUNDAY FEB. 28th, 2016 Preview & Registration Start @ 9:30 AM Auction Starts @ 11:00 AM This Auction is scheduled to liquidate a large mini through quart sized bottle collection from around the world. Mr. Palmer traveled extensively and always sought out bottles that he did not have in his collection. Without question, the largest group of different miniatures we have seen. There is   [ View Full Listing ]

 Lirette Estate John Deere Auction #2
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 Merkel's Auction Specialist, Inc.
  Chelsea, MI Date TBA - 10:00AM
We have posted some preview photos of a small portion of what will be organized, catalogued and sold to the highest bidder(s) at this 2nd Auction of John Deere Collectibles for the Estate of William Lirette. Stay Tuned...   [ View Full Listing ]

 Important Estate of Parviz Meghnot M.D.
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 Merkel's Auction Specialist, Inc.
  Ann Arbor, MI Date TBA - Time TBA
This is set to be a very fine auction of antiques and collectible items collected by Dr. Parviz Meghnot over his lifetime. His home is filled with what many consider to be Fine Antiques, Original Old World Oils/Canvas, Baroque Furniture, Sterling, Bronzes, Porcelain Wares, Carpets/Textiles and Hundreds upon Hundreds of quality items. The attached photos are just a taste of what is   [ View Full Listing ]

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